Not to be Missed
THE 2019 ROYAL ASCOT TOUR In association with Ambassador Travel I extend a warm welcome to join me on the 2019 Royal Ascot Racing Tour. This is undoubtedly one of the greatest race meetings in the world as well as being the most celebrated social events of the year.
Story by Bryan Martin OAM - Bryan Martin Racing Club
oyal Ascot is one of the most famous race meetings in the world with over 300 years of history and is a sporting venue rich in heritage and culture, and attended by members of the British Royal Family as they arrive in their horse-drawn carriage. A national institution, Royal Ascot is the centrepiece of the British social calendar. Each year, the tradition, pageantry and fashion combine at one of the most beautiful settings in the country and the fashion holds no bounds. In the past Australian horses have met with success at Royal Ascot no doubt they will have a strong representation in these events again in 2019. There are few sporting events that can match the rich history
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of racing at Royal Ascot with champion thoroughbreds from across the globe including Hong Kong, the USA, New Zealand and of course, Australia competing. Over 300,000 visitors attend the event over the five-day racing carnival. The quality of the racing at Royal Ascot is simply outstanding, with nearly £4 million in prize money on offer and a total of eighteen ‘Group’ races over the five days. The tour includes the first and final days of this prestigious race week, highlighted by the King’s Stand Stakes (first day) and Golden Jubilee Stakes (last day) , and you will have the opportunity to attend any of the other race days. At least one group race is run every day of the carnival.